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Vikas Samiksha Yatra

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar laid down foundation stones for more than 100 projects worth Rs 700 Crore in Nalanda district.

Vikas Samiksha Yatra
  • This was done as a part of his state-wide “Vikas Samiksha Yatra”.
  • Nitish Kumar dedicated 132 projects to the public at the Chamera village in Ekangarsarai block. They were worth Rs 97.63 crore in addition to the 114 projects worth Rs 698.65 crore, for which the foundation stones were laid.
  • While addressing a public meeting, Nitish Kumar mentioned the various government schemes run by his government and the social reform measures taken up by his government like the alcohol ban in Bihar, campaigns against dowry and child marriages.
  • He said that the agriculture in Bihar is likely to show a boost as part of his government’s “third roadmap” for 2017-2012 which was recently launched by the President Ram Nath Kovind.
  • He encouraged the people to participate in the human chain that is to be formed on 21st January 2018 to spread awareness about child marriages and dowry.
  • Nitish Kumar covered about six districts in this second phase of his state-wide yatra. 

Test Yourself

Who is the current Governor of Bihar?
Answer- Satya Pal Malik

What is the capital of Bihar?
Answer- Patna

Which district in Bihar is known as the “Litchi kingdom”?
Answer- Muzaffarpur

The Tomb of Sher Shah Suri is located in which district of Bihar?
Answer- Rohtas

Which is the UNESCO World Heritage site present in Bihar?
Answer- Mahabodhi Vihar

Vikas Samiksha Yatra Vikas Samiksha Yatra Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on January 01, 2018 Rating: 5

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